In April 2005, I was given a chance to go to England to become a Master’s level Social Worker for…

Cheryl Adamson

My name is Chris Conlon, and Brain Stroke at Dec 28, 2012. My age is a 38 years. My run…

Aphasia Fight

In 2007 I had a stroke and aphasia. I almost died but with excellent medical care at North Memorial in…

I am Getting Better!!

This is a Finding Words story! In Mexico, I was a salesman and used language a lot. When I had…

I am a Warrior

Vahan Khoyan

My name is Vahan Dickran Khoyan and I am Armenian. I was born in Miami, Florida on January 10, 1944….

Vahan Khoyan

My name is Sam. I was stationed in Japan when I had my stroke. I had a massive headache that…

MY APHASIA

A few years later, Avi traveled to Israel for two years to initiate studies in biology. While there, he also…

Aphasia is SEXY!!!!

My name is Ricky. I am thirty seven years old. I was a computer programmer. I love basketball and working…

The Event of My Story

Rita Wolkind

Almost two years ago, I came back from trip to Israel. I was unpacking and getting ready for a family…

Rita Wolkind

The best part of working with people with aphasia, is being able to help them reconnect with their loved ones….

An SLP's Joy

For the past year, I have been directing the music program at the Snyder Center for Aphasia Life Enhancement in…

One Day At A Time

"The Swedish Chef"

In October 2003, I was cleaning the gutters on my house, the ladder slipped, and down I went hitting my…

The Swedish Chef

Hi, I am Jerry. I had a massive stroke at the young age of 59 upon waking up from a…

My journey

My name is Carolina Ulloa. I have aphasia and I am from Colombia. My native language is Spanish. My story…

My Aphasia Story

Before, I used to be a whole, but now I feel crushed. I felt like a whole person before my…

Broken Pieces

On March 28th, 2004, I had an AVM (Arteriovenous Malformation) on the left side of my brain. This stroke subsequently…

My AVM

Joe Greenhouse

I went to the University of Illinois and then got my master’s degree at the University of Pennsylvania. I created…

Joe Greenhouse

The most rewarding experiences I have had working with patients who are diagnosed with aphasia, are the moments that they…

Speaking from the Heart